Ohio County WV Information

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Ohio County Subdivisions

Ohio County WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 43,721
Population in Households 41,196
Population in Familes 31,078
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,525
Population Density1 413
Diversity Index2 16
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 18,805
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 10,942
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 21,037 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,916 (56.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,889 (32.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,232 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $107,253
Average Home Value $140,207
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $40,040
Average Household Income $56,193
Per Capita Income $25,066
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.26% -0.4%
Households -0.09% -0.32%
Families -0.35% -0.48%
Median Household Income   0.26%
Per Capita Income   1.04%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Ohio County WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ohio County to the other 55 counties and county equivalents in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 13 78th
Population Density1 # 1 100th
Diversity Index2 # 12 80th
Median Household Income # 16 73rd
Per Capita Income # 6 91st

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